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Forum: The Barrow-Downs 12-04-2022, 11:17 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 98,674
Posted By Mithalwen
Well done all. I am very treeing these days but I...

Well done all. I am very treeing these days but I remember how excited I was to get my PT
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-30-2022, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 777
Posted By Mithalwen
I was nine and I had to go and buy the book with...

I was nine and I had to go and buy the book with my pocket money to find out how it ended as I missed the last episode. This inspired Father Christmas to get me the Lord of the rings that year but...
Forum: The Books 07-28-2022, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 758
Posted By Mithalwen
Absolutely. I feel quite bereft. He had that rare...

Absolutely. I feel quite bereft. He had that rare ability to get to a child’s level without talking down to them.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-28-2022, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 777
Posted By Mithalwen
I watched the Railway Children about a week ago...

I watched the Railway Children about a week ago which is a true classic and I also have a deep affection for the Wimbledon but that Jackanory (which I have on CD somewhere Was the most significant...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 07-28-2022, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 777
Posted By Mithalwen
Bernard Cribbins has died

Amongst his many roles he played Bilbo in the BBC Jackanory adaptation of the Hobbit and is consequently responsible for me developing a love of Tolkien. He was the voice of my childhood and...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-23-2022, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4,350
Views: 705,847
Posted By Mithalwen
I have to imitate a notable hobbit and say “Thag...

I have to imitate a notable hobbit and say “Thag you vey buch” Turns out you don’t need Covid to blight a birthday when you have really high pollen counts. :rolleyes: But one of the few perks given...
Forum: The Movies 04-21-2022, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,958
Posted By Mithalwen
Ah Midsomer murders - set in idyllic villages...

Ah Midsomer murders - set in idyllic villages with ridiculously high murder rates. This early outing by Bloom does foil the usual rule of thumb that the most famous actor is the killer.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 12-06-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4,350
Views: 705,847
Posted By Mithalwen
Happy Birthday my cub , love from neglectful...

Happy Birthday my cub , love from neglectful Mamamith
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 10-04-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,169
Posted By Mithalwen
It really is, especially since it is being...

It really is, especially since it is being rescued by those who love it.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 10-04-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,169
Posted By Mithalwen
Lamb and Flag saved by Inklings!

From the St John’s college website good news for those who love Tolkien and old school pubs. I have met several Downers here as well as being a haunt in student days.

“Oxford’s historic Lamb &...
Forum: The Books 08-04-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 24,319
Posted By Mithalwen
Ooh something to look forward too- I love...

Ooh something to look forward too- I love Unfinished Tales perhaps best of all, which I know is a bit silly as it is dependent on the main texts but I love the minutiae and exploring vistas.
...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-29-2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 112,653
Posted By Mithalwen
I am in occasional contact with Anguirel via...

I am in occasional contact with Anguirel via Facebook . Not dead thankfully but does have a grown up life now. I imagine this is case for many of these who joined as teenagers
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-23-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4,350
Views: 705,847
Posted By Mithalwen
Thank you! Having a quiet day as recovering from...

Thank you! Having a quiet day as recovering from sinusitis- double jabbed against Covid but picking up all the other bugs I haven’t been exposed to as world opens a bit! Hope to be less treeing this...
Forum: Quiz Room 02-24-2021, 04:51 AM
Replies: 12,242
Views: 880,659
Posted By Mithalwen
Hello and Farewell for F Fare & well?

Hello and Farewell for F Fare & well?
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 02-21-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4,350
Views: 705,847
Posted By Mithalwen
Belated Happy Birthday Kitty!

Belated Happy Birthday Kitty!
Forum: Quiz Room 02-06-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12,242
Views: 880,659
Posted By Mithalwen
After a bit of digging I have found out that the...

After a bit of digging I have found out that the horn burg was built on the horn rock.
Forum: Quiz Room 02-06-2021, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12,242
Views: 880,659
Posted By Mithalwen
Is 15 Stone Gate? The second gate into Gondolin?

Is 15 Stone Gate? The second gate into Gondolin?
Forum: The Books 02-05-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,742
Posted By Mithalwen
No, no, no. They met in the pub. The ancient Pub...

No, no, no. They met in the pub. The ancient Pub name “The bear and ragged staff “ is evidence of this being a corruption of Beorn and Radagast’s staff”. The bear and Ragged Staff is also the crest...
Forum: Quiz Room 01-31-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12,242
Views: 880,659
Posted By Mithalwen
Yes but I didn’t get the step in things. I...

Yes but I didn’t get the step in things. I dismissed beacons as it didn’t begin with E:rolleyes:
Forum: Quiz Room 01-31-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12,242
Views: 880,659
Posted By Mithalwen
Waves at beloved but neglected cub. I am...

Waves at beloved but neglected cub. I am currently furloughed so have a bit more time. A ranga if I remember aright is a Numenorean stride and unit of measurement . But clearly way off track
Forum: Quiz Room 01-31-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12,242
Views: 880,659
Posted By Mithalwen
Is the step part ranga? I have been playing about...

Is the step part ranga? I have been playing about with that and crackling and getting nowhere but can’t tet it out of thick skull
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 01-03-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4,350
Views: 705,847
Posted By Mithalwen
To the Professor

To the Professor
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 12-13-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4,160
Views: 814,322
Posted By Mithalwen
Hi, I have recently been adopted by very much non...

Hi, I have recently been adopted by very much non identical twin kittens. They don’t have Tolkien names unfortunately as I work with their mother’s person and got too used to their original names.
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 12-06-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4,350
Views: 705,847
Posted By Mithalwen
Happy Birthday to the wise and wonderful...

Happy Birthday to the wise and wonderful Galadriel 55. Mama-Mith xxxx
Forum: The Books 10-20-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,044
Posted By Mithalwen
Merry is my favourite. More to him than first...

Merry is my favourite. More to him than first meets the eye with a bit more sense than Pippin bothering to look at maps and with his later interest in etymology and herblore
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